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Recommended Tackle & Gear
4, 5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 &12 ft., 5 or 6X, Nymphing:
71/2 ft., 3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Supreme Four, Superb Five
or Ultimate Six
For 4/5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Colorado River, Colorado, Fishing Report - 02/17/17
The river is flowing at a normal level and mostly clear. There is little rain and no
snow in the forecast this coming week. The weather is going to be a little warmer.
Midges and possibly some little Blue-winged olives may hatch. Fish the midge
larvae and pupae imitations in tandem.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of snow everyday through Sunday,
then clear until next Thursday. Highs will range from 44 to 52 degrees and lows
from 26 to 29 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18/20, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Winter Stoneflies, size 20 and 18, nymphs and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for the
larger trout. It is almost alway best to fish a tandem Midge rig under a small strike
indicator with the midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish
the adult midge only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Midges are hatching and will become more and more important as the water cools.
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with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
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